Some of the nation's wealthiest execs back Texas charter school

10/2/2009 | Forbes

Billionaires such as Bill Gates and the Walton families are keen on benefiting the successful Youth Engaged in Service Prep Public Schools in Houston. The 12-year-old charter school has 3,400 students in sixth through 12th grades who mostly come from low-income families. Students are prepared for college using strategies such as extended school time, required summer sessions and even an after-school homework program called "Wall Street."

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